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Strangford Lough Working Holiday

Last week, we were very fortunate to be joined by 13 visitors on a National Trust Working Holiday.  Most of these individuals had never been to Northern Ireland before, so Strangford Lough was certainly a good place to explore first.  … Continue reading

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Konik Ponies at Ballyquintin

In our article on 26th January, we mentioned the Konik ponies at Horse Island. (See that article for details about these interesting horses). The ponies would normally be grazing the RSPB reserve at Portmore Lough, but during the winter months, the … Continue reading

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Horse Island

About a mile south of Kircubbin, on the Ards Peninsula, the National Trust owns a large area of rugged coastline, some agricultural fields and the adjoining Horse Island.  The car park is not signed so it is easily missed but … Continue reading

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